What happens if a college doesn't meet the criteria for full accreditation?

Q:  What happens if a college doesn't meet the criteria for full accreditation by the AVMA Council on Education (COE)?
 
A:  Colleges that have specific deficiencies in one or more Accreditation Standards that adversely affect student outcomes or safety are granted an accreditation status of limited accreditation. Limited accreditation may also be granted to a college with deficiencies in more than two of the 11 standards provided that the deficiencies do not compromise safety and only minimally affect student outcomes. Measures must be taken to ensure the education and safety of the students. Colleges operating under limited accreditation must, minimally, provide annual progress reports and correct the cited deficiencies within two years. For more information, read about the different types of accreditation classifications.
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